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fore·go 1

tr.v. fore·went (-wĕnt′), fore·gone (-gôn′, -gŏn′), fore·go·ing, fore·goes (-gōz′)
To precede, as in time or place. See Usage Note at forgo.

[Middle English foregon, from Old English foregān : fore-, fore- + gān, go; see ghē- in Indo-European roots.]

fore·go′er n.

fore·go 2

Variant of forgo.
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From the point of view of intelligence services, post-totalitarianism does not differ from its totalitarian foregoer.
42) The station also provided a training site for those about to hunt elsewhere for Salvesen, and for testing equipment such as the transmitters implanted into carcasses so that they could be retrieved by buoy-boats, and for developing improved materials such as lighter, more flexible nylon foregoers, the connection between the harpoon and whale line.
it reflected not only the party preferences which gained strength towards the end of the 1940s, but also the personal commitment of Corneliu Coposu (45), the new party leader, to link up with the party traditions and to deepen the objectives of his political foregoers.